Friday 3 May 2013

FAAN assures on capability to fight fires at airports

Aviation Nigeria

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured that it has sufficient equipment to fight fires at the airports.

FAAN said it has sufficiently equipped its fire service and other departments in charge of rescue operations to promptly respond to any accident around the airports across Nigeria.

FAAN said with the training and collaboration with other similar accident response agencies undertaken in recent time, a situation where emergency team arrive late at scenes of accident will be a thing of the past.

Regional Manager of FAAN, South West Airports, Mr. Edward Olarerin said at a mock respond and rescue exercise simulated close to the international airport runway 18R in Lagos, that various agencies involved in rescue operations demonstrated their readiness to handle real life situations.


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